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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Deja Vu?

Saturday, January 31, I had a deja vu moment. Going through Auburn to deliver a crib to my Granddaughterís baby shower, I...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 3, 2009 at 8:13 am | 3 comments | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rash of auto burglaries reported in Palo Alto

Thieves continue to smash windows of parked cars in Palo Alto and take valuables, often left in plain sight on a car seat. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by KT, on Feb 2, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 8 comments | 2423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democracy starting to bloom in Iraq, thanks to GWB

Yesterday's successful elections in Iraq, including many Sunni purple index fingers this time, is good news for the future...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 2, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 8 comments | 1889 Views

BOOKS

Free the Children opens office, holds rally

More than a hundred teenagers and adults celebrated the opening of the first Free the Children office in California, located...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 4473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Communications theorist Paul Watzlawick dies

Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D., who in the 1970s emerged as a world leader in the esoteric theoretical field of how humans communicate...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Gilda Flores A, on Feb 2, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 2849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Environmental, emergency volunteers team up

A one-day "Red and Green" campaign in which emergency-preparedness and environmental volunteers team up to knock on doors...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto crimes now mapped online

East Palo Alto residents can now find out where crimes have occurred in the city through an online crime-mapping service....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by crblogger, on Feb 2, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Town: Tony Ciampi's vindication

It was one of those cases that turn up on the daily police log and get a few paragraphs online or in the paper. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Don Kazak, on Feb 2, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 7 comments | 2947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district plans for boundary changes

With plans underway to reopen Garland School in November 2010, the school board discussed reconfiguring school boundaries...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:57 am | 44 comments | 2832 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democrats to blame for Wall Street Bailout Bonuses

Eshoo and Obama, remember how you all advocated for the "rescue" of the banks? $700 billion in bailout funds were hoisted...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:21 am | 8 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking on the side-walk

My 3yr old learnt to ride his bike without training wheels ! (Big achievement !! ). He and I were riding around the mid-town...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 2, 2009 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 1925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Use Less, Pay More... Victims of our utility company

Each year my wife and I use less utilities per month. Each year our bills go up significantly. We use less, they get more....

Original post made by Longtime Res on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by Longtime Res, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 1959 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Secretary of Culture a cabinet level post

In the never ending waste of money and now comes this - A call for President-elect Barack Obama to give the arts and humanities...

Original post made by Mr. Liberty on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 4 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Neighborhoods

Once known as the "Sleepy Hollow of California," Menlo Park did not take off as a community until after World War II. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 1 comment | 2434 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood boys shock first-place SHP in hoops

The Pinewood boys' basketball team had won only two of seven league games and had split 16 contests overall this season,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 2307 Views

SPORTS

Dwelley a double winner in Stanford swimming win

The Stanford women's swimming team came from behind twice to beat visiting USC, 163-137, in a Pac-10 meet between two unbeaten...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mike in Mt View, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to get big stimulus boost

The Palo Alto Unified School District is scheduled to receive an estimated $2.8 million in additional federal funds under...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 1, 2009 at 7:35 am | 9 comments | 2093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest kidnapping suspect

Palo Alto police, with the assistance of U.S. Marshals, yesterday arrested Angelo A. Henry, 19, of Palo Alto, in Marina,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by sriley90, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 49 comments | 2656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sniffing out danger at home

Breathing indoors can be bad for your health Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10840...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by John Keusch, on Jan 31, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 3025 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents can 'scope' high-speed-rail studies

State and federal transportation officials will host three public meetings this month to discuss the environmental impacts...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Jan 31, 2009 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 1957 Views
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